A meandering path leads to Eagle Point Cabin where it sits nestled between a rock outcrop and a thicket on the windswept west coast of Washington’s San Juan Island. The semi-sheltered building location… Continue reading
Architect Pablo Errázuriz designed and built his own vacation getaway just a few minutes walk from the beach near Huentelauquén in central Chile.
The Box House is a basic cabin in the Australian bush several hundred kilometers south of Sydney. Its owners started by camping on the land but wanted a shelter that was a step… Continue reading
Four couples who are good friends purchased a beautiful piece of land on the Llano River in Texas. After considering building one large house, they instead decided to have separate small cabins for… Continue reading
Situated at the junction of two valleys in the Pennine Alps of southern Switzerland, Le Biolley is a tiny hamlet with just 20 full-time residents and only 22 buildings. Traditionally a farming community,… Continue reading
Quebec’s provincial park system has been introducing a new model of cabin accommodation with a modern design. Chalet EXP (“experience”) is a wood structure with a studio floor plan designed to sleep two.
This off-grid cabin is sited in a deep ravine leading to the shore of Hood Canal, a waterway not far from Seattle, Washington. The ravine closes in on the cabin from both sides… Continue reading
A writer wanted a private retreat that would provide a secluded place to work, connected to nature but free of human interruptions and distractions. Olson Kundig Architects designed this modern cabin for the… Continue reading
This very unusual small tower house sits at an elevation of 5,700 feet in the Italian Alps. Casa Solare was designed by Milan’s Studio Albori to look “undesigned”, as if no professional architect… Continue reading
Since being completed in 2011, the Island House by Dutch studio 2by4-architects has received extensive coverage in print and on the web. However there has been a recent development: 2by4-architects has just announced… Continue reading
A concert violinist wanted a beautiful and well-built retreat for herself and her young child. The cabin would be off-grid, sitting at the edge of a cornfield overlooking a treed ravine. However her… Continue reading
Casa Rio Bonito, a modern cabin designed by architect Carla Juaçaba, combines steel and glass with rough cut stone and wood. The light and airy cabin spans the space between massive stone walls… Continue reading